New Trail Cameras for 2020
January 09, 2020
Scout in style with the best new trail cameras of ATA 2020.
Bushnell Core DS 4K
With image quality at its core, the new 30 megapixel Core DS 4K ($249.99) from Bushnell is sure to turn some heads this season. Not only does it sport 4K video quality with audio at 30fps, but its Dual Sensor technology provides one sensor that is specifically designed to deliver sharp daytime images and a second that captures more light to produce crisp night time images. The Core’s .2 second trigger speed coupled with its 150 feet night range ensures that bucks won’t slip past unde-tected, and the in-camera color LCD screen lets you do some last minute recon before you settle into your stand.
Moultrie Mobile X-Series
With trail cameras featuring built-in cell capabilities being the latest craze, Moultrie adds to the growing field with their Mobile X-Series ($119.99). Besides delivering the quality images and fast trigger speed Moultrie is known for, the XA-6000 (AT&T 4G) and XV-6000 (Verizon 4G) are equipped with advanced Moultrie Mobile technology to deliver images from the field directly to your mobile device, tablet or computer, and with the ILLUMNI-NIGHT flash sensor, they will deliver crystal-clear nighttime images as well. With a detection range of 70 feet and vibrant 16MP images and HD video, the Mobile X Series both dynamic and affordable tools to manage your deer herd with.
Cuddeback CuddeLink Gen 2
After the successful launch on their popular Cuddelink Dual Cell system, Cuddeback introduces the new CuddeLink Gen 2 for 2020. Not only does it provide complete control over your Cud-deback trail camera system by allowing you to change the settings of Home and Remote cameras from any smartphone, tablet or computer, but the Gen 2 also increases your CuddeLink capabilities from 16 to 24 networked cameras. With 50% faster performance and 50% more images sent per day, the Gen 2 enhances your ability to remotely cast a wider net over your hunting property. The CuddeLink Dual Cell camera is their most advanced trail camera to date and is the home unit in the new CuddeLink Gen 2 system. Not only does it feature a certified and reliable network and an up-graded path that minimizes the per camera cell costs, but it also produces high quality 20 megapixel images, has a 1/4 second trigger speed and a 100 feet Dual IR & Black Flash system. Cuddeback also offers three ($549.99) and four ($749.99) camera starter kits to get you on the right track.
The newest member to Browning Trail Cameras dual lens family is the Patriot ($199.99). Equipped with an ultra fast 0.15 second trigger speed and quick 0.35 second picture recovery time, the Patriot was developed with cutting edge military-grade, invisible, IR flash technology that has a reach distance of 110 feet. With Browning’s proven dual lens feature, there is a sensor and lens combination for daytime images and video that produce crisp, sharp results, and a revolutionary military grade sensor and lens combination to produce the industry’s finest nighttime photos and videos using invisible Infrared illumination. Other purposeful features include a 2” color viewing screen, adjustable night illumination options, has 24 megapixels capabilities and shoots 1080p Full HD videos at up to 60 fps.
Stealth Cam Fusion
Providing image quality up to 26 megapixels, the new Fusion ($199.99) from Stealth Cam sports an .8-second Reflex trigger speed, plus Retina low-light sensitivity and Matrix advanced blur re-duction to provide additional image enhancement. Its wireless cellular capabilities transmit images to you wherever you are, while the Remote Link app provides access to camera controls and image management for multiple cameras. The Fusion’s 16:9 wide-image ratio captures large areas to en-sure nothing slips past undetected while its 4 IR emitters illuminate night images without alerting game. Although the Fusion operates on 8 AA batteries, it’s compatible with Stealth Cam’s new SOL-PAK, which operates trail cameras using a strong 1000mAh Li-ion battery and keeps it charged with a 12V amorphous solar panel.
Snyper Commander 4G LTE
To meet the demands of today’s hunters wanting a trail camera with GPS capabilities as well as built-in cell booster, Snyper developed the Commander 4G LTE ($299.99). Producing image quali-ty up to 12 megapixels while offering a trigger speed of .04 seconds, the Commander is also equipped with 56 High Intensity Invisible IR’s with a flash range of 120 feet to produce superb nighttime images as well. Any network phone utilizing Snyper’s free app can receive pictures in-stantly when the camera is triggered, and the included Sim Hero card allows you to easily activate your data service on the Snyper Hunting website. You can choose between the Sim Hero Card that works with over 400 Networks or those that connect to the strongest cell tower in the area. The Commander 4G LTE is also compatible with Snyper’s Wild Solar Kit to keep the unit triggering.
Wildgame Innovations Insite Air
Wildgame Innovations breaks new ground in trail camera functionality with the new Insite Air ($149.99). With the ability to download photos and videos from a distance to ensure you don’t contaminate your hunting area, the Insite Air features Bluetooth technology that will connect to the HuntSmart app from up to 150 yards away. Other features include a 100-yard illumination range, half-second trigger speed and crisp 24 megapixal images and 720 HD video.
Covert AW1 Wireless
Equipped with a 20-megapixel camera that delivers impeccable images and 1080p video in 16:9 wide screen format is the new Covert AW1 Wireless Trail Camera ($309.99). With camera options that work on the Verizon or AT&T networks, the compact AW1 also features a .4-second trigger speed and has a wide 64° field-of-view to ensure whatever game triggers the unit will be captured. The AW1 also sports 60 No-Glow LEDs with a 100-foot flash range, a 1 to 10 turbo shot burst mode and MaXimum Silence Image Capture that prevents game from spooking. The self-care por-tal provides easy access to your images, and with monthly, quarterly and yearly plans to choose from for as little as $4.99 a month, as well as a replenish feature that keeps users from experience overcharges, the only surprise you’ll see each month is the Booner buck living in your area.
Reconyx Hyperfire 2
Updated to meet the demands of today’s tech-savvy hunters, Reconyx adds cellular capabilities to their popular Hyperfire 2. Built on the same platform, the new Hyperfire 2 Cellular ($599.99) is paired with Verizon wireless to offer cost effective data plans directly through RECONYX starting at only $5 per month with no long term contracts. Utilizing the Mobile App, you can create a cus-tom cellular plan, manage images and change camera settings while still having a exceptional trail camera that sports a 0.2-second trigger speed, NoGlow Gen 3 infrared flash that delivers excep-tional night photos out to 150 ft and high-quality 1080P/3.1 megapixel photos and 720p HD video. Other features include time-lapse surveillance, battery life lasting up to 5,000 images and image data showing date, time, temp and moon phase.